"PREFACE TO THE FRENCH TRANSLATION. BY THE ABBE DE CAZALES. The writer of this Preface was travelling in Germany, when he chanced to meet with a book, entitled, "The History of the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ, from the Meditations of Anne Catherine Emmerich," which appeared to him both interesting and edifying. Its style was unpretending, its ideas simple, its tone unassuming, its sentiments unezaggerated, and its every sentence expressive of the most complete and entire... Topics: Jesus Christ -- Passion -- Devotional Literature, Passion of Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ
byEmmerich, Anna Katharina, 1774-1824; Brentano, Klemens Maria
INTRODUCTION. "The following meditations will probably rank high among many similar«works which the contemplative love of Jesus has produced, but it is our duty here plainly to affirm, that they have no pretensions whatever to be regarded as history. They are but intended to take one of the lowest places among those numerous representations of the Passion which have been given us by pious writers and .artists, and to be considered at the very utmost as the Lenten meditations of a devout... Topics: Passion of Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ -- Passion -- Devotional literature, Jesus Christ --...